The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 26 42 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing TDD 7 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.89% 1.83% 9.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.27% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 33
Median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £405 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.77%
TDD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 264 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 69.42% 80.49% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 139 231
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 12
Median hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing TDD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Somerset region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

TDD
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TDD within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -2 6 £375 - 3
Taunton +15 1 £368 +13.07% 1
TDD
South West

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for TDD.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
5 5 (27.78%) Sitecore
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Docker
7 3 (16.67%) Microservices
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) CMS

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Biml
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Power BI
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.56%) QGIS
3 1 (5.56%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.11%) Gradle
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) GitLab
3 1 (5.56%) JBehave
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) WATIR
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Sitecore Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Application Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) JSON-LD
4 2 (11.11%) LINQ
4 2 (11.11%) OAuth2
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 2 (11.11%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) BDD
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) MVVM
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source Development
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Mesos
2 1 (5.56%) Oozie
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Sitecore
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware